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Waterloo man awarded millions in a lawsuit

WATERLOO, Iowa (KWWL)– 65-year- old Fredrick Duitsman filed a lawsuit against doctor Dr. Ashar Afzal and Cedar Valley Medical Specialists.

He won the suit, and was awarded $7.36 million.

Court documents say Dr. Afzal performed a procedure that uses a hot needle to block nerves from sending pain signals. After the procedure, Duitsman lost feeling from the waist down.


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